ERIC Number: ED222482
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Good Teachers: What to Look For. Education USA Special Report.
Trends and issues in research into effective teaching are examined in this report. The status of the teaching profession is discussed in the first chapter, and developments in teacher evaluation, unionization, and effective schools research are traced. In the second chapter, research findings on the effects of teaching styles and of teacher behavior and attitudes are reviewed. Chapter 3 contains an overview of findings on teaching methods. Successful school models are described, and variables in the teaching setting, such as class size, formal versus informal instruction, and individualized instruction methods are featured. Research on classroom management and behavior problems is reviewed in the fourth chapter. The fifth chapter contains excerpts from interviews with 11 Teachers of the Year on their teaching methods and their attitudes toward teaching. Recommendations, models, and tips are offered in the sixth chapter. A bibliography of over 60 references is appended. (FG)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Educational Quality, Educational Research, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Improvement, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Behavior, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Effectiveness, Teaching Methods, Teaching Models, Teaching Styles
National Schools Public Relations Association, 1801 N. Moore St., Arlington, VA 22209 (Stock No. 411-13560, $13.95).
Publication Type: Books; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National School Public Relations Association, Arlington, VA.
Identifiers: Teacher of the Year Award